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DOW   37,983.24
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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
JPMorgan Chase, Advanced Micro Devices fall; Progressive, State Street rise, 4/12/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
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5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
JPMorgan Chase, Advanced Micro Devices fall; Progressive, State Street rise, 4/12/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
JPMorgan Chase, Advanced Micro Devices fall; Progressive, State Street rise, 4/12/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
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The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals

First Financial Bankshares (FFIN) Short Interest Ratio & Short Volume

$29.68
-0.53 (-1.75%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

First Financial Bankshares Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume
9,140,000 shares
Previous Short Volume
9,500,000 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month
-3.79%
Dollar Volume Sold Short
$299.88 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover
18.0
Last Record Date
March 31, 2024
Outstanding Shares
142,750,000 shares
Float Size
136,900,000 shares
Short Percent of Float
6.68%
Today's Trading Volume
318,282 shares
Average Trading Volume
470,320 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average
68%
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FFIN Short Interest Over Time

FFIN Days to Cover Over Time

FFIN Percentage of Float Shorted Over Time

First Financial Bankshares Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
3/31/20249,140,000 shares $299.88 million -3.8%6.7%18 $32.81
3/15/20249,500,000 shares $288.14 million +5.4%6.9%18.7 $30.33
2/29/20249,010,000 shares $278.77 million -4.6%6.6%17 $30.94
2/15/20249,440,000 shares $302.55 million +3.9%6.9%17.8 $32.05
1/31/20249,090,000 shares $283.88 million +3.4%6.6%17.1 $31.23
1/15/20248,790,000 shares $246.38 million No Change6.4%16.9 $28.03
12/31/20238,790,000 shares $266.34 million -5.1%6.4%16.8 $30.30
12/15/20239,260,000 shares $278.63 million +1.7%6.8%16.7 $30.09
11/30/20239,110,000 shares $239.14 million -4.4%6.7%16.1 $26.25
11/15/20239,530,000 shares $256.55 million +4.2%7.0%17.1 $26.92
10/31/20239,150,000 shares $220.06 million +7.9%6.7%17.3 $24.05
10/15/20238,480,000 shares $202.76 million +6.5%6.2%16.2 $23.91
9/30/20237,960,000 shares $199.96 million -8.6%5.8%16.1 $25.12
9/15/20238,710,000 shares $238.92 million +7.3%6.4%19 $27.43
8/31/20238,120,000 shares $233.21 million -1.2%5.9%18 $28.72
8/15/20238,220,000 shares $244.46 million -1.8%6.0%17.4 $29.74
7/31/20238,370,000 shares $272.78 million -0.5%6.1%15.8 $32.59
7/15/20238,410,000 shares $241.62 million +0.6%6.1%14.5 $28.73
6/30/20238,360,000 shares $238.18 million -3.5%6.1%14.5 $28.49
6/15/20238,660,000 shares $264.82 million +4.3%6.3%13.9 $30.58
5/31/20238,300,000 shares $214.97 million +0.2%6.1%11.1 $25.90
5/15/20238,280,000 shares $216.52 million +6.3%6.1%11.3 $26.15
4/30/20237,790,000 shares $227.94 million +6.6%5.7%11.1 $29.26
4/15/20237,310,000 shares $213.09 million -2.0%5.3%11.2 $29.15
3/31/20237,460,000 shares $237.97 million -3.9%5.8%11.8 $31.90
3/15/20237,760,000 shares $250.49 million +7.9%6.0%13 $32.28
2/28/20237,190,000 shares $263.73 million +4.7%5.6%16.1 $36.68
2/15/20236,870,000 shares $262.64 million -2.3%5.3%15.5 $38.23
1/31/20237,030,000 shares $250.41 million +1.3%5.5%16 $35.62
1/15/20236,940,000 shares $243.39 million +1.3%5.4%14.5 $35.07
12/30/20226,850,000 shares $235.64 million -3.1%5.3%14.4 $34.40
12/15/20227,070,000 shares $240.52 million +6.6%5.5%15 $34.02
11/30/20226,630,000 shares $244.98 million -3.4%5.2%15.3 $36.95
11/15/20226,860,000 shares $262.74 million -7.2%5.3%16.3 $38.30
10/31/20227,390,000 shares $284.44 million -4.0%5.7%18.1 $38.49
10/15/20227,700,000 shares $337.49 million +2.4%6.0%20.3 $43.83
9/30/20227,520,000 shares $314.56 million -6.4%5.8%21.8 $41.83
9/15/20228,030,000 shares $344.25 million +5.4%6.2%22.1 $42.87
8/31/20227,620,000 shares $323.93 million -2.8%5.9%20.5 $42.51
8/15/20227,840,000 shares $365.11 million -1.3%5.7%19 $46.57
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FFIN Short Interest - Frequently Asked Questions

What is First Financial Bankshares' current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of First Financial Bankshares shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of March 31st, traders have sold 9,140,000 shares of FFIN short. 6.68% of First Financial Bankshares' shares are currently sold short. Learn More on First Financial Bankshares' current short interest.

What is a good short interest ratio for First Financial Bankshares?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. FFIN shares currently have a short interest ratio of 18.0. Learn More on First Financial Bankshares's short interest ratio.

Which institutional investors are shorting First Financial Bankshares?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following institutional investors, funds, and major shareholders have reported short positions of First Financial Bankshares: Citadel Advisors LLC, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, and Cutler Group LLC CA. These positions are disclosed in Form 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

What is a good short interest percentage for First Financial Bankshares?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 6.68% of First Financial Bankshares' floating shares are currently sold short.

Is First Financial Bankshares' short interest increasing or decreasing?

First Financial Bankshares saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 9,140,000 shares, a drop of 3.8% from the previous total of 9,500,000 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is First Financial Bankshares' float size?

First Financial Bankshares currently has issued a total of 142,750,000 shares. Some of First Financial Bankshares' outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. First Financial Bankshares currently has a public float of 136,900,000 shares.

How does First Financial Bankshares' short interest compare to its competitors?

6.68% of First Financial Bankshares' shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "state commercial banks" compare to First Financial Bankshares: United Bankshares, Inc. (2.74%), Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (2.19%), Columbia Banking System, Inc. (3.83%), International Bancshares Co. (2.11%), Ameris Bancorp (2.04%), Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (3.04%), United Community Banks, Inc. (2.34%), First BanCorp. (1.33%), Wintrust Financial Co. (3.01%), Popular, Inc. (0.68%),

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: TC Energy Co. ($4.49 billion), T-Mobile US, Inc. ($3.94 billion), General Motors ($3.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($3.32 billion), Occidental Petroleum Co. ($3.21 billion), Super Micro Computer, Inc. ($3.13 billion), Coinbase Global, Inc. ($3.08 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($2.28 billion), Tractor Supply ($2.24 billion), and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. ($2.14 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short First Financial Bankshares stock?

Short selling FFIN is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from First Financial Bankshares as its price is falling. FFIN shares are trading down $0.53 today. To short a stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that a stock will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against First Financial Bankshares?

A short squeeze for First Financial Bankshares occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of FFIN, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is First Financial Bankshares' short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including FFIN, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is March, 31 2024.



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